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Friday morning Browns Valley outage not part of planned outages

Friday morning Browns Valley outage not part of planned outages

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A PG&E truck.

Nearly 1,600 Browns Valley Pacific Gas and Electric Company customers lost power in an unplanned outage Friday morning.

The incident was independent of the public safety power shutoffs that are expected to begin Saturday afternoon to reduce wildfire threats during a period of windy weather with low humidity levels.

PG&E is still looking into a cause, but power first went out shortly before 8 a.m., said utility spokesperson Deanna Contreras. Power was restored by 9:15 a.m.

Courtney can be reached at 707-256-2221. Follow her Twitter and Facebook accounts, @courtneynteague, for more on her reporting.

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Courtney Teague is the Napa Valley Register public safety reporter. She can be reached at 707-256-2221. You can follow her reporting on Twitter and Facebook, or send her anonymous tip at: tinyurl.com/anonymous-tipbox-courtney.

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